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the council of foreign relations this morning. randall pinkston reported the muslim leader hinted he is working on a compromise plan. >> reporter: he muslim leader is working on a compromise. >> that will resolve the crisis, diffuse it and not create any of the unforeseen circumstances that we are -- that we do not want to see happen. >> reporter: he did not specify what the solution is but critics say the answer is simple, move the center away from ground zero. >> the reason it is insensitive is because of the feelings of the people who lost loved ones at ground zero. the vast majority are in great pain and distress over this and a man of healing and tolerance would take that in to consideration. >> there are police barricades where it would be built. a poll shows seven out of ten new yorkers oppose building it so close to the site of the 9/11 terror tack but the ama'am objects to claims this is hallowed ground. >> to claim it is hallowed ground, it is hallowed ground in one sense, but you know it dunn add. >> reporter: president obama and new york mayor bloomberg support creating t
's success in the 21st century. randall pinkston, cbs news, new york. >> the president announced the sec commencement challenge. a nationwide contest in which schools compete to land him as their graduation speaker. hopefully the construction problems will clear out soon. howard bernstein has a look at the forecast and it's one you will like. >> back to school in montgomery county. the day off yesterday for the primaries. everybody else outdoor recess because cool start to the day. temperatures really the only story right now because it is quiet out there with some readings in the 50s and 49 in york and one or two spots in the upper 40s. culpeper
weakening as it get goes but going quickly and appears to be setting sights on cape cod. randall pinkston is in chatham where folks are trying to get ready. cape cod residents are making preparations to ride out the storm as a weakened earl churns toward eastern massachusetts. corey and his father spent the day boarding up his shop in chatham. >> living in new england the weather is unpredictable. i'm hoping it will pass with high winds and not much damage were what with earl losing steam they did not order evacuations but they want residents on nantucket, martha's vineyard and the cape to take precautions. >> encourage folks to hunker down, stay safe in your home or hotel wherever you are staying. >> reporter: chris has in qualms about facing earl with his daughter. >> i'm just worried i won't sleep tonight. that's all. >> reporter: because of the wind. >> because of the wind and rain. >> reporter: the brunt of earl is expected to arrive after dark. forecasters expect high surf, rip currents and wind gusts up to 60 miles an hour. earl stayed 85 miles east of north carolina as it spun off
of a storm called earl. i'm randall pinkston in chatham, massachusetts. i will have that story. >>> i'm meteorologist lawrence karnow in the cbs 5 weather center. we started out with fog and low clouds. a lot of sunshine by the afternoon but we could have the heat up by labor day. we will talk about that coming up. ,, 3q copd makes it hard for me to breathe. but with advair, i'm breathing better. so now, i can join the fun and games with my grandchildren. great news! for people with copd, including chronic bronchitis, emphysema, or both, advair helps significantly improve lung function. while nothing can reverse copd, advair is different from most other copd medications because it contains both an anti-inflammatory and a long-acting bronchodilator, working together to help you breathe better. advair won't replace fast-acting inhalers for sudden symptoms and should not be used more than twice a day. people with copd taking advair may have a higher chance of pneumonia. advair may increase your risk of osteoporosis and some eye problems. tell your doctor if you have a heart condition or
current off the coast. bob and tim is tracking earl's path. randall pinkston has preparations in massachusetts, where the storm is headed next. but we begin with adam may, reporting from ocean city, with the impact on beach-goers. >> reporter: feerching, once again -- good evening once again from ocean city. yes, the blue skies and sunshine have returned. but the ocean is still dangerous. joining us is captain bill. >> like you said, the beach is clearing off. looks a lot nicer than it was earlier today. right now, people are starting to venture out. we're still keeping night patrols on. still too dangerous to be swimming. we allowing body boarders and surfers to go in. >> what about people wanting to come in here and go in the water? >> we're going to have the most incredible weekend. the tropical storm hurricane took all of the humidity and clouds away. we'll have a great weekend. but what we're concerned about is rip currents. we'll be out here at 10:00 in the morning. and we'll let them go in as far as we can safely protect them. >> that was captain butch arbin with the be
second address to the general assembly. randall pinkston is at the united nations with details. randall, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, terrell. how are you? yes, indeed, president obama will be here at the united nations in just a few hours. with problems at home and flagging poll numbers, the president's address at the u.n. sure to give him awn opportunity to focus on his foreign policy accomplishments and his vision for the future. president obama's expected to use today's u.n. speech to remind the world and americans how far his administration has come. in front of nearly 200 global leaders, he will highlight america's progress in iraq and afghanistan and promote u.s. efforts to kick-start the world economy. the president will defend his attempt to jump-start mid east peace talks after more than two years. also high on the agenda, slowing the spread of nuclear weapons. >> i think he's going to try to keep the world on board to make sure that both iran and north korea are shunned for their defiance of the non-proliferation treaty. >> reporter: but the president is no
what he plans to do. randall pinkston has the latest from lower manhattan. >> reporter: there could be a compromise over the islamic culture center near block of ground zero. >> we are exploring all options as we speak right now. we are working through what will be a solution. >> reporter: imam says his solution will diffuse the crisis but did not offer details. critics say the center would be too close to the site of the 9/11 terror attacks. >> i think they need to move it and as an american i'm a little tired of being sensitive to everyone else and it would be nice to see someone sensitive to my culture for a change. >> reporter: but supporters of the center argue the neighborhood is decidedly mixed with an off track betting parlor for for example, one block from the proposed sites. >> with strip sites an the corner and betting parlors, to claim it is hallowed ground, it is hallowed ground in one sense but it doesn't ad. >> reporter: they sin assist the area will always be sacred. >> that particular building was actually hit by part of the plane in the attack i think makes it part
sick and urge congress to cover their health care and compensation. randall pinkston reports. >> reporter: fire department paramedic david russell spent weeks in what 9/11 first responders called "the pit." >> imagine a fresh snowfall six to eight inches high. it's not snow but six to eight inches high of dust. >> reporter: now he's never without his inhaler. he's also taking medication for an autoimmune disease and thyroid condition. >> i never had these problems prior to 9/11 and they all began to come out about five, six years later. >> reporter: fellow 9/11 rescue and recovery workers joined lawmakers on capitol hill to push for legislation to provide free health care and compensation. >> my question to our elected officials is this. do they know what sacrifice is about? >> reporter: the exact number who have become ill from their work here is not clear but last year, 16,000 people sought treatment through medical programs set up for september 11th-related illnesses. the house failed to pass the bill in july because it needed a two-thirds majority and many republicans opp
and randall pinkston reports about businesses salvaging the holiday. >> reporter: earl's long erratic march came to an end in nova scotia, making landfall saturday morning. once a powerful category 4 hurricane, earl arrived in new england friday night as only a tropical storm. with high winds and rain, but leaving little damage behind. >> very thankful. >> reporter: ken hodgeson is one of hundreds of boaters happy to see blue skies, perfect for a return to the water. >> what are your vacation plans now for labor day? >> just have some fun now. >> reporter: but some had hoped earl would deliver its own kind of fun. >> we were a little disappointed. we thought there were going to be crazy waves and some action. >> we just slept right through the night. >> reporter: the collapse is not a disappointment for tourists or merchants. business owners hope to recover what they lost when some canceled their plans as earl approached. it's back to business as usual as at a candy store in chatham, massachusetts. >> i'm glad it's gone and i'm thrilled that the weather is as good as it is and hopefully peo
to the nation's students acknowledging school can be tough. but as randall pinkston shows us, mr. obama urged all kids, stay focused and hold on to your dreams. [ applause and cheers ] >> reporter: president obama is telling america's students to work hard and dream big. >> your future is in your hands. your life is what you make of it. and nothing, absolutely nothing, beyond your reach. [ applause and cheers ] >> reporter: the president chose a successful school in philadelphia for his second annual back-to-school pep talk. >> nothing is going to have as great an impact on your success in life as your education. >> reporter: schools across the country had the option to show the speech in the classroom. last year, just the idea of president obama delivering a message directly to students sparked an outcry from conservatives, accusing him of trying to push politics on children. this year, the hullabaloo was largely absent. schools still gave parents the option to pull their children out of class but an informal survey of schools in this area revealed that few even planned to show the president
are trying to get the word out about an experimental treatment for the disease. randall pinkston reports, clinical trials are under way on the minimally invasive treatment. >>> reporter: 62-year-old stephen brooks has battled prostate cancer twice. the first time he was treated with radiation. but when it recurred, brooks got into a clinical trial using a new treatment. >> how are your psa numbers? >> 0.1, cancer-free. >> reporter: brooks credits his lower psa, the number used to indicate the presence of any prostate cancer, to high intensity focused ultrasound treatment. >> it's more accurate in terms of delivering energy to a specific area without damaging the surrounding areas. >> reporter: because it doesn't harm the rest of th prostate, it has less side effects than surgery and radiation. >> incontinence? >> no incons tense. >> reporter: the clinical trials offer patients whose prostate cancer has come back but if it gets fda approval, the technique could also be used for patients diagnosed for the first time. he wants to be an example for other african-american men. since they ar
is now and where it's going. randall pinkston is in massachusetts where the storm could cause the most problems. and adam has been in ocean city for two days now. let's check back in with tim and bob. tracking earl and its first impact. >>> the last little batch of rain moved offshore from ocean city just a few minutes ago. they've only picked up, believe it or not, less than a tenth of an inch of rain. look at the radar display. those bans raging around the center of the storm. which is somewhat, let's say east of new jersey coast, heading toward eastern long island. it's barely a hurricane now. in fact, the latest numbers came in just a little while ago. but we'll update it for you. take a look at the computer. right now, the winds are east. it will continue to weaken as we try to head off to the north and northeast. eventually becoming a remnant of low pressure. it's right now, taking the clouds away from the region. and they'll continue to clear out this evening. as you expect a beautiful weekend behind this storm. in fact, it will be breezier tomorrow today than it was in our regi
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weather continues with randall pinkston reporting from new york. >> reporter: pounding rain and wind are turning streets into rivers. >> this sen credible. i've never seen flooding like this. >> reporter: 21 inches of rain have already fallen in different parts of the state. this man decided a kayak was the best way to get around eye went to the store and the roads were flooded. >> reporter: they put out sandbags. it's already knee high in someplace making driving conditions dangerous. >> it's everywhere and there's a lot of it. >> reporter: the remnants of tropical storm nicole are moving up the east coast triggering flood warnings. rains and winds are making for a tough come mouth in new york. there maybe torrential rains through friday rapid there may be tornadoes, too in maryland a commuter bus accident left 26 people hurt, including high school students. one commuter bus rear ended another during torrential downpowers, but it's a welcome sight for many areas going through a drought. people are cleaning up after severe flooding made some roads impassable. >> in new york, reportin
said his country is seeking peace but that, quote, the future belongs to iran. randall pinkston, cbs news, the united nations. >>> we have breaking news from flint, michigan where prosecutors filed additional charges against elias abuelazam. prosecutors in flint, michigan, charged him with four additional attempted murder charges and one more murder charge in michigan. that's four charges. and he is also charged with a string of attacks in ohio. >>> another university of maryland student was attacked over the weekend. this happened yesterday morning in the college park shopping center parking lot. police say the victim was intoxicated when three men attacked him. students are hoping that by traveling in groups and knowing when they have had enough to drink will lessen their chance of becoming a victim. >> you always want to walk with people and that's the main thing. so don't be too intoxicated otherwise people point you out. >> a silver spring man was charged with attacks. police are looking for three suspects in yesterday's attack. >>> the u.s. supreme court is the only chance a vi
rips through the nation's largest city during the evening commute. randall pinkston reports for wjz with the latest from new york. >> the tree right in front of vincent matis's home is tall. until last night. >> it had to be a tornado. because it was just quiet. and all of a sudden, like 35 seconds, 45 seconds, it was all over. >> reporter: it was a quick storm. but very descrughtive. destructive. in statten island, the roof of this auto body was sawed off. crews are out trying to clear downed power lines. and the tangled mess of trees and demolished cars. >> this is typical of the damage. throughout the area, causing millions of dollars in damages. >> reporter: it happeneds are rare -- tornadoes are rare in the east. tornado warnings were posted for three of the city's five boroughs. residents say they have never seen weather like this in new york city. >> it was devastating for us. really. it's a very bad experience. >> reporter: fire officials are now inspecting buildings, damaged by the high winds. while thousands of residents are cleaning up from a brief but fierce storm that l
. there are unconfirmed reports that a tornado touched down in the big apple. randall pinkston reports on the wild weather. >>> the tree right in front of vincent matis's queens home stood tall for years until recently. >> it had to be a tornado. because in 25 or 30 seconds, it was all over. >> reporter: it was a quick storm. but very destructive. in staten island, the roof of this auto body shop was ripped off. in queens, brooklyn, and parts of new jersey, crews are out, trying to clear lines. >> this is typical of the damage. huge trees. this is more than 40 feet tall. crushing winds. downing power lines. causing millions of dollars in damages. >> reporter: tornadoes are rare in the northeast. but amateur video shows what appearses to be funnel clouds in the sky. tornado warnings were posted for three of the city's five boroughs. residents say they have never seen weather like this in new york city. >> it was devastating for us really. it's a very, very experience. >> thousands of residents are cleaning up from a brief but fierce storm that left a lasting impression on the nation's largest city. randall
supervised. >>> clinical trials are under way for an experimental treatment. randall pinkston reports on the minimally invasive treatment. >> reporter: 62-year-old steven brooks has battled prostate cancer twice. the first time, he was treated with radiation. but when it reoccurred -- recurred, brooks got into a clinical trial. >> 0.1 cancer free. >> brooks lowered the psa. credits it to high food treatment. which stands for high-intensity focused ultrasound. >> it's more accurate, delivering high energy to the affected area, without hurting the surrounding areas. >> it has fewer side effects. like surgery and radiation. >> what about incontinence. >> no. never had incontinence. >> reporter: the clinical trials for for patients whose prostate cancer has come back. but with fda approval, it could also be used for patients diagnosed the first time. >> brooks says african american men are more likely than white men to develop prostate cancer, and twice as likely to die from it. >> if you don't take these tests, what chance do you have? when you feel the pain, it's too late. >> reporter:
sights next. randall pinkston reports for wjz from cape cod. >> reporter: cape cod residents are making final preparations to ride out the storm, as a weakened earl turns toward eastern massachusetts. cory meters and his father spent the day boarding up the shop. >> i'm hoping it pretty much kind of passes and not much damage. >> emergency officials did not order evacuations. but they want them to take precaution. >> i would encourage folks to hunker down, stay safe. >> chris navaraleigh has no qualms about facing earl. >> i'm not going to sleep tonight. >> because of the storm? >> yeah. the wind and the rain. >> reporter: the brunt of earl is expected to get here after dark. >> earl stayed 85 miles east of north carolina. heavy downpours caused flooding on the outer banks. and thousands lost electricity. but no injuries are reported. forecasters dropped some warnings and watches for new jersey and new york's long island. but they will still feel tropical weather. storm tracer devon to porec traveled to cape cod to see earl up close. >> i go up here. and said, how often do you get a cha
general assembly. and all the world will be watching. randall pinkston reports the president will cover a wide range of issues. >> reporter: president obama's expected to use today's u.n. speech to remind the world and americans of how far his administration has come. in front of nearly 200 global leaders, he will highlight america's progress in iraq and afghanistan. and promote u.s. efforts to kick start the world economy. the president will defend his attempt to jump start middle east peace talks after two years. also high on the agenda, slowing the spread of nuclear weapons. >> i think he will try to keep the world on board to make sure that iran and north korea are shunned for their defiance of the nonproliferation treaty. >> reporter: the president is not expected to just talk about his administration's achievements but expand on the wider goal of his administration. >> put simply, the united states is changing the way we do business. >> reporter: at a u.n. antipoverty summit on wednesday, the president unveiled new rules for foreign aid. he vows to help poorer nations help themsel
weather coverage continues now with randall pinkston. >> reporter: fast-moving floodwaters are making driving impossible in parts of virginia. roads are either washed out or shut down. some people had to leave their cars behind while others pushed their way out. firefighters rescued a woman after her car got stuck in the water. the only road into this henry county community flooded but some people refused to stay put. >> i'm going to work. the only way to get there is to go through that water. >> reporter: on the north carolina coast, the best way to get down the street is by boat. close to 2 feet of water have fallen on care row lynn that beach shutting -- carolina beach shutting down the ports of town. >> unbelievable. i've never seen anything like it. >> reporter: more is on the way. after of an early morning soaking, new york city got a break from the rain. high wind warnings and flood watches are in effect. meteorologists warn a tornado could hit. commuters in washington d.c. drove through high water, and there were a lot of accidents on slick roads. in maryland, one bus smashed
tragedy was averted today at the university of texas. new at 5:30, randall pinkston reports, police have now given the all clear after a gunman opened fire on the austin campus. >> reporter: s.w.a.t. teams rushed to a 911 call, about a minute carrying an assault rifle at the university of texas in austin. >> as i turned my shoulder and he literally turned the corner and ran and had a gun in his hand and it was that fast. >> reporter: the shooter believed to be a student, fired four times before police chased him into the library, where he apparently took his own life. >> very fortunate in the fact that no one else was injured other than the lone gunman. >> reporter: one man used his phone to record students running from campus as authorities locked down the school. many of the 50,000 students already in class were told to stay inside. >> it was pretty tense, like everyone was really reacting to any sound that came to the door and the teacher just tried to keep everyone calm and made sure that, you know, everyone kept a straight head. >> reporter: the school remained closed while police s
second address to the united nations general assembly. as randall pinkston reports, the president is expected to could a wide range of international issues. >> reporter: president obama is expected to use today's u.n. speech to remind the world and americans of how far his administration has come. in front of nearly 200 global leaders, he will highlight america's progress in iraq and afghanistan and promote u.s. efforts to kick-start the world economy. the president will defend his attempt to jump-start mideast peace talks by saying, quote, if an agreement is not reached, palestinians will never know the pride and dignity that comes with their own state. israelis will never know the certainty and security that comes with sovereign and stable neighbors. also high on the agenda, slowing the spread of nuclear weapons. >> i think he is going to try to keep the world on board to make sure that both iran and north korea are shunned for their defiance of the nonproliferation treaty. >> reporter: but the president is not expected to just talk about his administration's achievements. he wi
,252 names at the world trade center were read out loud today. randall pinkston begins our coverage tonight. >> friends and family and political leaders pay tribute to the nearly 3,000 victims of 9 9/#1d #1d. >> robert james crawford. >> reporter: relatives and workers involved in the 9/#1d 1 memorial and museum read each name. a fireman's bell marked the moments when planes slammed into the tourist and when each one collapsed. one of the victims was 35-year- old john christopher henwood father of go. >> when did you know he was gone? >> i guess whenly father dave ran down the hallway in his apartment building. >> reporter: after years of lawsuits and delay, new buildings are finally rising at ground zero; but for some families of 9/#1d #1d victims, progress is bittersweet. >> because11 victims, progress is bittersweet. >> because it's sacred. >> at the pentagon, president obama laid a wreath to pay tribute to the #18d 4 people killed there. he later called on the nation to honor the memory of all 9/11 victims by refusing to let terrorists destroy american ideals. >> we will not let the act
in recent weeks. >>> iran's president is in new york for the annual asembly. randall pinkston reports for wjz. >>> iran's president is commanding the spotlight on the sea of world leaders for the annual world assembly. they are objecting to manude ahmadinejad's presence. >> iran continues to mock the u.s. and ahmadinejad is still welcome at the u.n. >> reporter: ahmadinejad says that his country is only interested in building nuclear power plants. in a town hall meeting, president obama said, iran having a nuclear weapon, would be a real problem. >> we continue to be open to diplomatic solutions to resolve this. we don't think that a war between israel and iran or military options would be the ideal way to solve this problem. but but we are keeping all of our problems on options on the cable. >>> waiting on the sidebaselines, there are two american mothers, hoping for a face-to-face meeting with the iranian president. >> they are trying to get their sons, shane and shosh out of an arraignian prison. this weekend, they appeared with them. >>> ahmadinejad called sarah shord's release a
than jabbing yourself with a needle. >> they are hoping to make it available soon. randall pinkston, wjz eyewitness news. >>> gelenia might not be the only pill on the market for long. the fda is expected to make a recommendation on another oral medication for m.s. as early as december. >>> also, a new study shows playing video games improves vision for adults with lazy eye. researchers found better perception. until now, there were few treatments with adults for lazy eye. >>> bigger adult entertainment at the hippo drom theater. andrea fujii tells us what is new. >>> the blue man group is just one of the many acts, coming to the hippodrome this fall. but that's not all. >> the lead of the season is probably jersey boys, which is wildly popular, one of the top grossing shows on broadway for years. >> reporter: the first big show of the season will be in october. called cirque dream alumeination -- illumination. and closer to the holidays, "rock of ages." the hippodrome director says bringing in variety and excitement is key to keeping the theater competitive. and the entertainment m
to leave low-lying areas. randall pinkston is in chatham, where people who live on cape cod are getting ready. cape cod residents are making final preparations to ride out the storm as a weakened earl turns toward massachusetts. corey and his father spent the day boarding up his shop in chatham. >> living in new england the weather is unpredictable but i'm hoping it will pass with not much damage. >> they want residents on nantucket, martha's vineyard an the cape to take precautions. >> we encourage folks to hanker down an stay safe in your home, your hotel wherever you are staying. >> chris has no 0 a -- no qualms facing earl the brunt of earl is t expected to arrive after dark. they expect wind gusts up to 60 miles an hour. earl stayed 85 miles east of north carolina as it spun up the coast. and thousands lost electricity, but no injuries are reported. forecasters dropped some warnings an watches for new jersey and new york's long island, but they will still feel tropical weather. this storm chaser traveled to cape cod to see earl up close. >> i was going to north carolina and i thoug
in court. randall pinkston, 9 news now. >> and ahmadinejad is asking the u.s. to release eight iranians they claim being held illegally here. >>> and topper is on the terrace with your out-and-about forecast. >> i cannot complain about smug. it might be breezy for some. but it is fantastic. here is your out-and-about forecast. at 6:00, temperatures still around 80. by 8:00 they start falling. clear skies and temperatures back into the low 70s and by 10:00 even downtown, we're talking mid to upper 60s and they will fall like a stone after that. your county close-up, we'll start in fairfax tomorrow. sunshine beautiful. temperatures either side of 80. 80 in fairfax, 80 in brushing. and 81 in lorton. downtown is 81. 81 in capital hill. just spectacular. montgomery county, we'll scoot up the river here. 79 in darnstown and 80 in olney, 80 in wheat yob-- wheaton and800 in bethesda. and tomorrow beautiful and much warmer into wednesday and thursday. upper 80s to near 90. and that is a little lightning bolt. afternoon storms are possible wednesday on thursday. we'll come back and talk about th
up and down the east coast. i'm randall pinkston in new york, i'll have that story. my dad is the supervisor of a train station and my mom's a teacher. my dad's an auto technician. my mom's a receptionist. i'm not sure i would have been able to afford college without the tuition freeze. while tuition in other states is rising out of reach... governor o'malley made the tough choice to freeze tuition. he made my dream of going to college into a reality. i'm the first in my family to go to college. my brother and i never would have been able to afford college. even though times were tough... governor o'malley kept his promise. there's never a doubt... there's never a doubt whose side he's on. martin o'malley... moving maryland forward. [ male announcer ] nature is unique... ...authentic... ...pure... and also delicious. ♪ like nature valley. granola bars made with crunchy oats and pure honey. because natural is not only good, it also tastes good. nature valley -- 100% natural. 100% delicious. >>> we have more heavy rain moving its way into the region tonight. i'm here with a
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